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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 1, 1994 - Fiction - 496 pages
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Suffragette Julia Ransome yearns to close down Storyville, the high-priced brothel in New Orleans's seamy red-light district, even as her son falls in love with one of Storyville's "girls." Reprint.

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User Review  - moonshineandrosefire - LibraryThing

This is the story of two very different women living in 1880s New Orleans. Innocent Kate - seduced by a rake and abandoned - turns to a life of prostitution to support herself. She wins the heart of ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Battle's last, The Past is Another Country (1990), was set in Australia. But here she's come back home to the South—the Big Easy, circa 1900, no less—to tell a tale oozing with hypocrisy and vice ... Read full review


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